PRESS DIGEST-Canada-Jan 14

Thu Jan 14, 2016 6:28am EST
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Jan 14 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


** The Liberal cabinet is looking at fast-tracking infrastructure projects and enacting measures to spur energy-efficiency retrofits of buildings and homes to kick-start an economy beset by collapsing oil prices and a tumbling Canadian dollar. (

** The Manitoba government is tackling opioid drug abuse in response to a growing number of fatal overdoses in British Columbia and Alberta linked to bootleg fentanyl. The government announced on Wednesday that it has created a task force to address the illegal use of fentanyl. (

** Magna International Inc has won a major contract to build vehicles for BMW AG that will help it more than double the revenue generated by its assembly business in Europe, industry sources say. (